Austria starts competition probe after mobile price rises

Friday 29 August 2014 | 16:43 CET | News
Austrian competition regulator BWB announced plans to investigate the developments in mobile prices since the market was reduced to three operators by 3 Austria's takeover of Orange's operations. The telecom regulator RTR signaled already earlier this year that prices were increasing. The BWB said it would conduct a thorough review of the "highly concentrated" market in order to ensure consumers are not disadvantaged by any anti-competitive behaviour, no commercial practices are distorting or restricting the market, and fair and transparent competition is ensured. As the issue goes beyond

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 Austria / Orange / RTR / T-Mobile Austria
Countries: Austria
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